The following is a list of upcoming Black films. These titles are expected to be released in any one or combination of formats including direct-to-theaters, DVD (after theatrical release), direct-to-video (including video-on-demand and streaming), made-for TV/Cable or to be previewed at national film festivals.
The movie release schedule is preliminary and subject to change.
Illicit (5/23/17; VOD & DVD)
Get Out (5/23/17; DVD)
Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland (5/29/17; Lifetime)
A United Kingdom (6/6/17; DVD)
A Hundred Blocks (6/15/17; ABFF)
Bruce!!! (6/15/17; ABFF)
Traffik (6/15/17; ABFF)
When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story (6/15/17 – ABFF; 9/4/17 TV One)
All Eyez on Me (6/16/17; In Theaters)
Downsized (6/16/17 – ABFF; August 2017 – TV One)
Gook (6/16/17: ABFF)
Love By Chance (6/17/17; ABFF)
We Are Family (7/11/17; TBA)
Love By The 10th Date (7/18/17; DVD)
Detroit (8/4/17; In Theaters)
Kidnap (8/4/17; In Theaters)
Naked (8/11/17; Netflix)
The Choir Director (8/26/17; TBA)
No More Mr. Nice Guy (9/7/17; TBA)
Marshall (10/13/17; In Theaters)
Proud Mary (1/26/18; In Theaters)
Black Panther (2/16/18; In Theaters)
Bad Boys For Life (11/9/18; In Theaters)
Soul Ties (TBA)
For a list of Black movies in production see our Rumored or Announced Projects page.
See our About Us page for information regarding this site’s criteria of what constitutes Black film. Please feel free to contact us with updates, errors or omissions.